Monthly Archives: February 2014

Saturnino Gatti

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Saturnino Gatti was one the most representative Renaissance painters and sculptors from Abruzzo. He was born near L’Aquila (Pizzoli or San Vittorino) in 1463 and worked mainly in Abruzzo, where most of his production is kept. He was initiated into …

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Paeligni

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The Paeligni or Peligni were an Italic tribe from Sulmona, Subequana, Aventino, Gizio and Sagittario’s valleys. According to some historical evidence, they were staunch defenders of their territory, though disinclined to war. Perhaps for this reason Hannibal did not fight …

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Museum of the Sea, Pescara

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The Museum of the Sea, named after the veterinary Guglielmo Pepe, is located on Riverside Paolucci in Pescara, opposite the Sea Bridge. It is open every day from 8.30 to 12.30, and from 15.30 to 17.30 only on Tuesdays and …

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Bisegna

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Bisegna is a village of nearly 400 residents in the Province of L’Aquila. Located on a rocky summit at 1,210 m above sea level, it overlooks the Valley of Giovenco in the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise. The …

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Charter flights Pescara Moscow

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From June 14 to September 13, 2014 a charter flight with 180 seats will connect the Abruzzo international airport to Moscow each week for a total of 24 flights. The initiative is undoubtedly commendable and allows Russian tourists to know …

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Melchiorre Delfico Province Library, Teramo

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The gorgeous eighteenth-century palace of Delfico family, located in Teramo’s city centre in Delfico street n. 16, houses the Melchiorre Delfico Province Library since 2004. Made up of three floors, it boasts over 300.000 volumes, including many ancient books, manuscripts …

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